New World Coins – Malta’s Ħaġar Qim Temples on €2 Commemorative

By Central Bank of Malta ......   On 27 June 2017, the Central Bank of Malta will issue a €2 commemorative coin depicting the Ħaġar Qim...

France 2015 Rugby World Cup 200 Euro Concave Oblong Proof Gold Coin

Description: To mark the 2015 Rugby World Cup, the Monnaie de Paris, has issued a gold and silver collector coin program. The centerpiece of the...

Monnaie de Paris Commemorates Surrealist Guillaume Apollinaire on New Gold, Silver Proof Coins

Guillaume Apollinaire Born the 26th of August, 1880, Guillaume Apollinaire (originally named Guglielmo de Kostrowitzky) was a french poet and writer considered one of the...

CoinWeek Unboxing: France 2015 Excellence à la Française 10 Euro Silver Coin – Video:...

CoinWeek receives one of the most striking coins ever produced by the Monnaie de Paris, the 2015 Excellence à la Française 10 Euro Silver...

Capercaillie, Libertad Reverse Proof Named Two of CoinWeek’s Best Coin Designs of 2015

By CoinWeek....   2015 has been a stellar year for coin design, both for the United States Mint and for mints abroad. Domestically, collectors swooned over the...

Malta to Issue New Euro Coin Set Dated 2016

By Central Bank of Malta ....   On Monday, 22 August 2016, the Central Bank of Malta will issue a new euro coin set dated 2016...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 23, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 23, 2016 The Future Is Now 1.) Bitcoin is money, U.S. judge says in case tied to JPMorgan hack "Bitcoins...
The Coin Analyst: Collecting Modern Ukrainian Coins

The Coin Analyst: Collecting Modern Ukrainian Coins

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   Until the Russian Invasion of Ukraine that began on February 24, Ukrainian coins were most widely collected in...

France 2016 Great French Ships: Charles de Gaulle 50 Euro Gold Coin

Description: The Monnaie de Paris honors the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle in 2016 with the issuance of a three-coin commemorative set struck as part...

France 2015 Rooster 100 Euro Silver Coin

Description: The Rooster is one of French numismatics' most enduring symbols. The France 2015 Rooster 100 Euro Silver Coin features an updated interpretation of the Rooster as designed...
Obverse, France 2017 marianne 5,000 Euro Gold Proof Coin. Image courtesy Monnaie de Paris

World Coin Profile: France 2017 Marianne – Liberty 5,000 Euro Gold Coin

Description: Marianne is the national symbol of the Republic of France, a fusion of the personifications of Liberty and Reason. Born of the 18th-century Enlightenment,...
France 1896-A 20 Francs Faisceau privy Gad-1063, Full Brockage Reverse Mint Error, PCGS AU58. Courtesy of PCGS TrueView

PCGS Around the World – Full Mirror Brockage Mint Error French Gold

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   France 1896-A 20 Francs Faisceau privy Gad-1063, Full Brockage Reverse Mint Error, PCGS AU58. Courtesy of PCGS TrueView In coin...

France 2015 Rooster 100 Euro Gold Coin

Description: The Rooster is one of French numismatics most enduring symbols. The France 2015 Rooster 100 Euro Gold Coin features an updated interpretation of the Rooster was...

World Mints : Some silver coins you may not have considered but should.

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   The World Mints produce a variety of Silver Coins for collectors and investors. Silver hasn't served as a regular medium of exchange in any...

Modern Coins – The Growing Appeal of World Coins

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   During World War II and on into the Cold War, American G.I.s returning from deployment overseas often...

Fall of the Berlin Wall 200 Euro Gold Coin From Monnaie de Paris

History Built during the night of August 12-13, 1961, by the German Democratic Republic, the Berlin Wall (or "Wall of Shame" in West Germany) was...

France 2015 The Great War €10 Silver Coin

Description: The Great War is remembered in this thought-provoking series of silver 10€ coins struck by the Monnaie de Paris. In this issue, the French mint...

Monnaie de Paris Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Man’s 1st Step on the Moon with...

Orchestrated by the Apollo 11 mission, the First Step on the Moon was made July 21, 1969, by astronaut Neil Armstrong. APOLLO 11 Part of the...

La Semeuse: France Pays Tribute to Coin That Inspired Walking Liberty Half Dollar

The Sower The Semeuse, or "Sower", has been one of the preeminent motifs of French numismatic history for over a century. Originally, La Semeuse was created...

France 2016 François Mitterrand Centennial 2 Euro Coin

Description: The François Mitterrand France 2 Euro Centennial coin honors the Socialist Party icon who became the longest-serving president of France. Mitterrand led France from...

France 2016 Women of France: Queen Clotilde 50 Euro Gold Coin

Description: The Monnaie de Paris unveiled its multi-year Women of France 10-euro silver and 50-euro quarter-ounce gold coin series in 2016, with the French mint...

France 2016 Great French Ships: Charles de Gaulle 10 Euro Silver Coin

Description: The Monnaie de Paris honors the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle in 2016 with the issuance of a three-coin commemorative set struck as part...

France 2016 UEFA Keeper 10 Euro Proof Coin

Description: The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) 2016 Euro Championship is being held in France, and the Monnaie de Paris has issued a set...

World Coin Profiles – France 2018 Simone Veil 2 Euro Bimetallic Commemorative Coin

Overview: Simone Veil was born to a non-practicing Jewish family on July 13, 1927, in the city of Nice on the Mediterranean coast. During the...

Monnaie de Paris to Issue Coins to Commemorate the 2016 UEFA Championship

By Monnaie de Paris .......   Organised every 4 years since 1960, the male European football UEFA championship, called EURO, will take place in France from 10th...

Malta Issues 2 Euro Commemorative Coin – Ġgantija Temples

By Central Bank of Malta ......   Series of coins depicting Malta's prehistoric monuments On 22 September 2016, the Central Bank of Malta will issue a €2...
Monnaie de Paris Releases Coins and Medals to Commemorate the Smurfs

Monnaie de Paris Releases Coins and Medals to Commemorate the Smurfs

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   In 1958, the Belgian comic artist Pierre "Peyo" Culliford created Les Schtroumpfs. These lovable little blue dwarfs--more commonly known...
An Emergency Coin From a Country That No Longer Exists

An Emergency Coin From a Country That No Longer Exists

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Emergency issues are often prized coins in numismatics. Generally, these coins are made in times of desperation and withdrawn...

France 2016 UEFA Reprise 10 Euro Silver Proof Coin

Description: The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) 2016 Euro Championship is being held in France, and the Monnaie de Paris has issued a set...

France 2015 The Little Prince: Stars are Guides 10 Euro Silver Coin

Description: The Monnaie de Paris celebrates french writer Antoine de Saint Exupéry's most famous and enduring work, The Little Prince. The book, written while the author...